Joseph McCarthy, Jr.

Real Name:
Joseph Allen McCarthy
Profile:
American lyricist, author editor, and publisher.

Born: August 18, 1922. Died: November, 7, 1975 (age 53). Son of songwriter Joseph McCarthy. For credits to the father, use Joseph McCarthy.

Jr. was educated at Julliard and is most well-known for his hit songs "Why Try To Change Me Now" (1952) and "I'm Gonna Laugh You Right Out of My Life" written with Cy Coleman and "Rambling Rose" written with Joe Burke (3).
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Writing & Arrangement

20-2838 Joseph McCarthy, Jr. - A Boy From Texas - A Girl From Tennessee / I'm In Love - Can't You Tell album art The Three Suns A Boy From Texas - A Girl From Tennessee (as McCarthy, Jr.) The Three Suns - A Boy From Texas - A Girl From Tennessee / I'm In Love - Can't You Tell(Shellac, 10") RCA Victor 20-2838 US 1948 Sell This Version
20-2947 Joseph McCarthy, Jr. - There Must Be A Way / Rambling Rose album art Perry Como With Russ Case And His Orchestra Rambling Rose Perry Como With Russ Case And His Orchestra - There Must Be A Way / Rambling Rose RCA Victor 20-2947 US 1948 Sell This Version
20448 Joseph McCarthy, Jr. - Blue Shadows On The Trail / A Boy From Texas, A Girl From Tennessee album art Gene Autry And His Melody Ranch Gang A Boy From Texas, A Girl From Tennessee (as McCarthy, Jr.) Gene Autry And His Melody Ranch Gang - Blue Shadows On The Trail / A Boy From Texas, A Girl From Tennessee Columbia 20448 US 1948 Sell This Version
852 Joseph McCarthy, Jr. - A Boy From Texas, A Girl From Tennessee album art Various A Boy From Texas, A Girl From Tennessee (as McCarthy) Various - A Boy From Texas, A Girl From Tennessee(12") V Disc 852 US 1948 Sell This Version
LA 55, 123, 141, 143, 191 Joseph McCarthy, Jr. - Sam Browne Souvenir Album album art Sam Browne A Boy From Texas (A Girl From Tennessee) (as McCarthy) Sam Browne - Sam Browne Souvenir Album(Shellac, 10", Album) London Records, London Records LA 55, 123, 141, 143, 191 US 1948 Sell This Version
15085 Joseph McCarthy, Jr. - A Boy From Texas-A Girl From Tennessee / My Fair Lady album art The King Cole Trio* A Boy From Texas-A Girl From Tennessee (as McCarthy Jr.) The King Cole Trio* - A Boy From Texas-A Girl From Tennessee / My Fair Lady(Shellac, 10") Capitol Records 15085 US 1948 Sell This Version
10222 Joseph McCarthy, Jr. - A Boy From Texas - A Girl From Tennessee album art Johnnie Johnston A Boy From Texas - A Girl From Tennessee (as McCarthy Jr.) Johnnie Johnston - A Boy From Texas - A Girl From Tennessee(Shellac, 10") MGM Records 10222 US 1948 Sell This Version
842 Joseph McCarthy, Jr. - Indian Love Call / In The Mood / University Of Minnesota March album art Tony Pastor And All Star Band* / Glenn Miller And Overseas Band* / Bert Hirsch And V Disc Band* Ramblin' Rose (as McCarthy) Tony Pastor And All Star Band* / Glenn Miller And Overseas Band* / Bert Hirsch And V Disc Band* - Indian Love Call / In The Mood / University Of Minnesota March(12") V Disc 842 US 1948 Sell This Version
15281 Joseph McCarthy, Jr. - It's Too Soon  To Know / If We Can't Be The Same Old Sweethearts (We'll Just Be The Same Old Friends) album art Andy Russell (2) And The Pied Pipers If We Can't Be The Same Old Sweethearts (We'll Just Be The Same Old Friends) (as Joe McCarthy) Andy Russell (2) And The Pied Pipers - It's Too Soon To Know / If We Can't Be The Same Old Sweethearts (We'll Just Be The Same Old Friends)(Shellac, 10") Capitol Records 15281 US 1948 Sell This Version
15178 Joseph McCarthy, Jr. - Hair Of Gold, Eyes Of Blue / Rambling Rose album art Gordon MacRae And The Starlighters Rambling Rose (as Joseph McCarthy Jr.) Gordon MacRae And The Starlighters - Hair Of Gold, Eyes Of Blue / Rambling Rose(Shellac, 10") Capitol Records 15178 US 1948 Sell This Version
47-3210 Joseph McCarthy, Jr. - Just For Old Times album art Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra Just For Old Times Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra - Just For Old Times(7") RCA Victor 47-3210 US 1949 Sell This Version
B.9876 Joseph McCarthy, Jr. - The Meadows Of Heaven / A Dreamer's Holiday album art Perry Como With Mitchell Ayres And His Orchestra The Meadows Of Heaven (as Joseph McCarthy Jr.) Perry Como With Mitchell Ayres And His Orchestra - The Meadows Of Heaven / A Dreamer's Holiday RCA Victor B.9876 UK 1949 Sell This Version
57-776 Joseph McCarthy, Jr. - The Sun Is Always Shining / Sorry album art Margaret Whiting And The Mellomen With Frank DeVol And His Orchestra* / Margaret Whiting With Frank DeVol And His Orchestra* The Sun Is Always Shining (as Joe McCarthy Jr.) Margaret Whiting And The Mellomen With Frank DeVol And His Orchestra* / Margaret Whiting With Frank DeVol And His Orchestra* - The Sun Is Always Shining / Sorry(Shellac, 10") Capitol Records 57-776 US 1949 Sell This Version
38575 Joseph McCarthy, Jr. - Wedding Bells (Will Soon Be Ringin') / The Meadows Of Heaven album art Dick Jurgens And His Orchestra The Meadows Of Heaven (as J. McCarthy, Jr.) Dick Jurgens And His Orchestra - Wedding Bells (Will Soon Be Ringin') / The Meadows Of Heaven(Shellac, 10") Columbia 38575 US 1949 Sell This Version
24837 Joseph McCarthy, Jr. - Sitting By The Window / Just For Old Times album art Jerry Gray And His Orchestra Just For Old Times Jerry Gray And His Orchestra - Sitting By The Window / Just For Old Times(Shellac, 10") Decca 24837 US 1950 Sell This Version
38703 Joseph McCarthy, Jr. - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday ( I Love You )/Just For Old Times album art Herb Jeffries Just For Old Times Herb Jeffries - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday ( I Love You )/Just For Old Times(Shellac, 10") Columbia 38703 US 1950 Sell This Version
39882 Joseph McCarthy, Jr. - The Birth Of The Blues / Why Try To Change Me Now album art Frank Sinatra Why Try To Change Me Now (as J. McCarthy) Frank Sinatra - The Birth Of The Blues / Why Try To Change Me Now (Single) Columbia 39882 US 1952 Sell This Version
CRL 57006 Joseph McCarthy, Jr. - Movie Themes From Hollywood album art Dimitri Tiomkin And His Orchestra The Champion (as Joe McCarthy, Jr.) Dimitri Tiomkin And His Orchestra - Movie Themes From Hollywood(LP, Ric) Coral CRL 57006 US 1955 Sell This Version
F3305 Joseph McCarthy, Jr. - I'm Gonna Laugh You Right Out Of My Life album art Nat "King" Cole* I'm Gonna Laugh You Right Out Of My Life (as Joseph Allen McCarthy) Nat "King" Cole* - I'm Gonna Laugh You Right Out Of My Life (Single) Capitol Records F3305 US 1955 Sell This Version
MGM-EP-532 Joseph McCarthy, Jr. - Keyboard Queen album art Dorothy Donegan Alice Blue Gown Dorothy Donegan - Keyboard Queen(7", EP) MGM Records MGM-EP-532 UK 1956 Sell This Version
HL 7048 Joseph McCarthy, Jr. - Herb Jeffries album art Herb Jeffries Just For Old Times (as J. McCarthy, Jr.) Herb Jeffries - Herb Jeffries(LP) Harmony (4) HL 7048 US 1957 Sell This Version
W 1208 Joseph McCarthy, Jr. - Conchetta album art Connie Stevens Why Try To Change Me Now (as McCarthy) Connie Stevens - Conchetta (Album) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records W 1208 US 1958 Sell This Version
9-30611 Joseph McCarthy, Jr. - No Fool Like An Old Fool / Unspoken album art Sammy Davis Jr. No Fool Like An Old Fool (as Joseph A McCarthy, Jr.) Sammy Davis Jr. - No Fool Like An Old Fool / Unspoken(7", Single, Promo) Decca 9-30611 US 1958 Sell This Version
T870, T-870 Joseph McCarthy, Jr. - This Is Nat "King" Cole album art Nat King Cole I'm Gonna Laugh You Out Of My Life (as Joseph Allen McCarthy) Nat King Cole - This Is Nat "King" Cole (Album) Capitol Records, Capitol Records T870, T-870 US 1958 Sell This Version
MGV-2081 Joseph McCarthy, Jr. - Give Him The Ooh-La-La album art Blossom Dearie The Riviera (as McCarthy) Blossom Dearie - Give Him The Ooh-La-La (Album) Verve Records MGV-2081 US 1958 Sell This Version